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Cardinal

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1975 - 348

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1975 from France. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Accession name
Cardinal (INRA)
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
large 1
Crunch
crisp 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register